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What is Sighet Transylvania? Sighet is a town in the Northern part of Romania ( approx. 40 000 inhabitants): the official name is Sighetul Marmaţiei.

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SIGHET MARMAŢIEI. A city in Northern Transylvania, under Hungarian rule from 1940 to 1944. Sighet served as the capital of the Maramaros region.
Anton Mason was born Anton Meisner on April 21, 1927, in Sighet
Anton Mason. Visual History Biographic Profiles. Anton Mason was born Anton Meisner on April 21, 1927, in Sighet,.
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family in the village of Sighet, Romania, Wiesel . The town of Sighet, where Night begins, has been part of both Romania and Hungary at various times.
How do you explain the “inconceivable passivity” with which the Jews of Sighet yield themselves to the Nazis? 7.

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Literary scene features Wiesel, familiar faces
Glenn Beil/Democrat The Nobel Prize-winning author Elie Wiesel was only 15 when the Germans came for him, his family and all the other Jews in his village of Sighet, Transylvania.
Nobel Peace Prize recipient Elie Wiesel to speak at College of Charleston
Elie Wiesel was born in 1928 in Sighet, Transylvania. He was 15 when the German Nazis deported him and his family to Auschwitz. His mother and younger sister perished; his two older sisters survived.
Cargo canta la Sighet, la Festivalul Antic si Medieval
Vesti bune pentru sigheteni. Trupa Cargo si-a confirmat prezenta la Festivalul Antic si Medieval Aeternus Maramorosiensis, eveniment ce va avea loc in perioada 3-4 septembrie.
Festival Antic si Medieval la Sighet
Şcoala de Vară de la Sighet

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Sighetu Marmaţiei - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sighetu Marmaţiei formerly Sighet, is a city (municipality) in Maramureş County near the Iza River, in north-western Romania.
Sighet prison - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Elie Wiesel: First Person Singular . Life In Sighet, Romania 1920
Sighet, Elie Wiesel's 1928 birthplace, still survives — a town in northern Romania near the meeting of the Hungarian and Ukrainian borders.
Sighet Journal; Elie Wiesel Asks a Haunted Hometown to Face Up
Jul 31, 2002 Elie Wiesel is rarely at a loss for words.But emotion almost got the better of Mr.
Prewar view of the Transylvanian town of Sighet - Photograph
Previous Photograph | Next Photograph. Prewar view of the Transylvanian town of Sighet. — USHMM, courtesy of Mitchell Eisen.

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